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Top Medics serve up Health on a Beach!

Top Medics serve up Health on a Beach!

Blue GymThe launch of the Blue Gym at Blue Bar Porthtowan on the 27th of August was a success. The new initiative which aims to promote health and well being and appreciation of the environment as well as saving millions of pounds for the NHS. Three top doctors are helped launch the new project…and of course they also grabbed their boards and hit the waves!
 The Blue Gym is an exciting new initiative that will create an information and communication hub and showcase to encourage activities and usage of the coastline and inland waterways.
 The Blue Gym will not only help guide people to activities around, in, on or under water but will also be undertaking research with the Peninsula Medical School to provide evidence of its benefits.
Importantly Blue Gym is about keeping people healthy and therefore avoiding illness.
People participated in many activities on the day these included swimming and playing in the sea, body boarding, sand castle building, surfing, beach cricket, Frisbee, football, boules, walking and running around etc.  Also a Natural England Walking to Health Initiative Guided Walk took place along the coastal footpath.
Please visit the Blue Gym social networking website www.bluegym.org.uk  for more information.

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